Jeff Wise & John Maddox win despite Mother Naure's Challenge
AQ Rayburn Team #4
by: Barbara Long,
Winners: Jeff Wise & John Maddox
Photo by Angler's Quest
2nd - Paul Ferguson & Robert Reddell
Photo by Angler's Quest
(Apr 11, 2018 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX)
Bad weather was imminent, but there were 16 teams that decided to chance it and fish the Anglers Quest 4th team tournament of the year on Sam Rayburn. There were 9 limits, 48 fish, and 148.69 lbs., with a 3.10 lb average bass.
The team of Jeff Wise & John Maddox from Lufkin, brought in the winning stringer of 5 fish weighing 17.93 lbs. These guys fished out of a Triton/Mercury rig. Jeff reported fishing mid-lake points with Carolina rigged Chartreuse French Fries at about 12 feet deep. They won $1,215.00 for their day on the water fishing against just 15 other boats.
Robert Reddell from Justin & Paul Ferguson from Flint, came in second place with 16.88 lbs. They fished out of a Skeeter/ Yamaha rig and reported fishing North with plastics and Spinner Baits approximately 4-6 feet deep. Robert & Paul won the second place check of $ 725.00.
Third place was held by Robert Davis & Alan Moore. They reported fishing north lake creeks and grass, flipping plastics in 4 to 6 feet of water. Davis & Moore won $490.00 for their efforts on the water..
The Biggest bass was brought in by the team of Dale Gore of Silsbee & Billy Eddins of Broaddus, fishing out of a Legend/Evinrude a nice 7.58 lb’er., that won this team $100.00 for that one bite. They reported that it came out of the grass, mid lake, in 6 to 7 feet of water. Dale & Billy are Sponsored by Dales Water Wells.
Just for your information I would like to show all of you what the Anglers Quest payout will be with 60 entries; $200-Team Payout on 60 Entries
So …… you guys and gals come on out and fish….. I’d love to write your name on any of those checks !!!
I’d like to thank all the AQ Sponsors: Crawford Technical Services Inc., Superior Paint Works, E S I Fire & Security, Vincent Turf Farm, Lake Houston Marina, Cunningham’s Kickapoo Bait & Tackle, LakeView RV Motel & Grocery, Stowaway Marina, LakeCaster Magazine, Fishingworld.com, Sam Rayburn Today Magazine, Lake Houston Tire and Denali Rods.
Barbara Long Owner/Tournament Director 281-852-8842 or 281-577-7855
Team-#4-April 7, 2018-Rayburn Team
16 -TEAMS-9 LIMITS-48 FISH-148.69 LBS-3.10 AVG.
4TH-15TH=THANK YOU!! Championship Fund =$80.00 Polygraph = $.00